Nelson C. Borchers

TIPP CITY - Nelson C. Borchers of Tipp City passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013.
He was born May 2, 1919, in Vandalia, to the late Charles H. and Grace D. (Black) Borchers.
Also preceding him in death are sister, Evelyn Harshman, and brother, Norman Borchers.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Betty D. (Barker) Borchers; children, Jerry and his wife Mary Ann Borchers, Tipp City, Joyce and her husband Carl McGourk, Mableton, Ga., James and his wife Annie Borchers, Kings Mills, Ohio, JoAnn Borchers, St. Augustine, Fla., John and his wife Dianna Borchers, Tipp City; stepchildren; Jeff O'Brien, Tipp City, and Madonna Nease, Ky.; and one sister, France Martin, Flower Mound, Texas; and 14 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Nelson was a builder and land developer and owner of Borchers Construction Co. and Borchers Home and Apartment Rentals. He was a faithful member of the Zion Lutheran Church, Tipp City, Tipp City Rotary Club, Tippecanoe Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite Valley of Dayton, Antioch Shrine and Miami Valley Home Builders Association for more than 50 years.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Zion Lutheran Church, Tipp City, Lay Pastor, Kristen Zimmann officiating, and entombment to follow in Maple Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service at the church.
Contributions may be made in memory of Nelson to Hospice of Miami County.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frings and Bayliff Funeral Home, 327 W. Main St. Tipp City. Visit